Baillie Gifford’s sole business is investment management. Since the company was founded in 1908 it has been a partnership. Today it is owned by 47 partners all of whom work in the business.We believe that the best investment ideas spring from thinking about future possibilities, not short-term probabilities. We set no barriers to the imagination of our investors, encouraging fresh perspectives and the use of diverse sources of information. We term ourselves Actual Investors.We currently manage or advise some £197bn on behalf of clients worldwide. Whilst we are predominantly an institutional manager (circa 85% of FUM), we offer an extensive range of investment trusts and open ended funds to UK wealth managers and intermediaries.
Credo Wealth is a global independent wealth management business that has been in existence since 1998. The group has assets under custody in excess of £4.2bn, of which £1.1bn is under management. We have offices in the UK and South Africa and employ over 100 staff.
Credo’s range of investment solutions includes Actively Managed Funds, Managed Portfolios and Bespoke Discretionary Management. Our range of 3 UCITS funds was launched in 2017 and includes our flagship Credo Global Equity Fund.
River and Mercantile is a client-focused investment specialist, working closely with clients across the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The company was formed in 2014 through the merger of investment management boutique River and Mercantile Asset Management with institutional investment consultant and fiduciary manager P-Solve.The equities team, established in 2006, specialises in managing UK and Global equity portfolios on behalf of wholesale and institutional clients. The team’s ability to stand apart from the crowd and maintain an unerring confidence in the underlying investment philosophy has led to a strong reputation and track record in managing equity funds.